Saturday, November 17, 2012
Members of the Fifteenth Dáil - Edward Cotter
Edward Cotter (27 June 1902 – 11 December 1972) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He unsuccessfully contested the Cork West constituency June 1949 by-election caused by the death of Timothy J. Murphy but was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cork West constituency at the 1954 general election. He moved to the Cork South–West at the 1961 general election and continued to hold his seat until he retired at the 1969 general election.